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Morning Links for April 18, 2014
Tom Petri, David Axelrod and an Everest disaster.
 Here's what we're reading this morning. U.S. Rep. Tom Petri reminisces on his 35 years in Congress and calls the controversy over owning stock in Oshkosh Corp. a "red herring." The Post Crescent reports. According to the State Journal, a Madison-area teacher who viewed pornographic images at school will keep his teaching license, the state Department of Public ...
Matt Hrodey
Morning Links for April 17, 2014
Tainted drinking water, a "Mrs. Doubtfire" sequel, and ooey-gooey Cadbury Eggs!
You know that saying, "Wake up and smell the coffee"? We like to say, instead, "Wake up and read the Morning Links." It just might be the best thing you do all day. The best news we’ve heard all morning: Word is that Robin Williams is in for a sequel of the 1993 (!) movie Mrs. Doubtfire. After one year without a designated restaurant critic, the Village Voice has announced ...
Ann Christenson
Morning Links for April 16, 2014
The latest on toy claw machines, letters to suspects and upcoming “blood” moons.
 Here's what's trending on the newsfront this morning. A missing 3-year-old Nebraska boy was found uninjured inside of a toy claw machine in a bowling alley. He was allowed to keep a stuffed toy from the machine. Yesterday marked the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing. Nearly two ...
Aimee Robinson
What We Learned From Stingl's Sexy E-Book Column
But were afraid to ask.
There's an erotica publisher known as Stiff Rain Press, which has also published narratives involving gay zombies. We'd tell you more, but this "Access Denied" thing keeps popping up. Standards of decency continue to exclude expressions of sexual activity from the website of your local newspaper; the video of author Steve Fromm reading from his erotic e-book, Mr. and Mrs. Average Joe (see below), was heavily bleeped. "Porn on paper," as he attests, is somehow more acceptable, from ...
Matt Hrodey
Morning Links for April 15, 2014
News from the Guv, dwindling college enrollment and the "blood" moon.
Did you catch last night's "blood" moon? If you were busy with your face in a pair of binoculars, you might have missed these headlines. Naturally, we're here for you. Every (week) day. Gov. Walker is officially announcing his re-election campaign today. If you are having a hard time understanding your own - or your child's - college financial aid applications as the May 1 deadline approaches, you're ...
Claire Hanan
How to Mark Milwaukee Day
Bells, whistles, espresso and beer: It must be 4/14.
Photo courtesy of Adam Ryan Morris  It only comes around once a year. If you listen carefully, you can hear beer bottles popping, bloodies being shaken and brats sizzling on the grill. That’s right folks, I’m talking about Milwaukee Day.  What started as a celebration of all things Milwaukee by three 414 natives, has taken off as an official, mayor-approved, city-wide holiday. And this year, the day is doubly auspicious. Not only is today the fourteenth day of the fourth month, but it’s ...
Taylor Patton
 
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Morning Links for April 18, 2014
Tom Petri, David Axelrod and an Everest disaster.
Matt Hrodey | 4/18/2014
Morning Links for April 17, 2014
Tainted drinking water, a "Mrs. Doubtfire" sequel, and ooey-gooey Cadbury Eggs!
Ann Christenson | 4/17/2014
Morning Links for April 16, 2014
The latest on toy claw machines, letters to suspects and upcoming “blood” moons.
Aimee Robinson | 4/16/2014
What We Learned From Stingl's Sexy E-Book Column
But were afraid to ask.
Matt Hrodey | 4/15/2014
Morning Links for April 15, 2014
News from the Guv, dwindling college enrollment and the "blood" moon.
Claire Hanan | 4/15/2014
How to Mark Milwaukee Day
Bells, whistles, espresso and beer: It must be 4/14.
Taylor Patton | 4/14/2014
Morning Links for April 14, 2014
No, it's not your average Milwaukee Day.
Howie Magner | 4/14/2014
Morning Links for April 11, 2014
Mike Ellis, Scott Brown and scorching laptops.
Matt Hrodey | 4/11/2014
The Brewers Get Happy
And not just because they're winning ballgames.
Howie Magner | 4/10/2014
Morning Links for April 10, 2014
A controversial tattoo, Oprah's biggest regret, and... was Jesus married?
Ann Christenson | 4/10/2014
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Abby Callard

Abby Callard was an assistant editor at Milwaukee Magazine from 2012-2014. Her journalistic pursuits have seen her covering the Hispanic community in mid-Missouri, politics in Washington, D.C., art and culture for Smithsonian magazine, the social enterprise space in India and health care in Chicago. Abby has a degree in journalism from the University of Missouri.

Claire Hanan
Assistant Editor
Claire Hanan’s writing has appeared in FutureClaw Magazine, MSN.com (UK), Mizzou Magazine, and Vox magazine. She attended the University of Missouri’s School of Journalism and New York University’s Summer Publishing Institute. She enjoys writing about fashion and books, and joined Milwaukee Magazine as an assistant editor in 2012. 

Matt Hrodey
Associate Editor
Matt has written for Milwaukee Magazine since 2006, when he was a lowly intern. Since then, he’s held the posts of assistant news editor and, most recently, associate editor. He’s lived in South Carolina, Tennessee, Connecticut, Iowa, and Indiana but mostly in Wisconsin. He wants to do more fishing but has a hard time finding worms. He lives in Riverwest, where he was robbed once at gunpoint. For the magazine, Matt has written about city government, schools, neo-Nazi’s and real estate. If you have a news tip, call him at 414-287-4316.
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